River Avon - Warwickshire (Upper Avon Navigation)

The River Avon - Warwickshire (Upper Avon Navigation) is a small river and is part of the River Avon - Warwickshire. It runs for 19 miles and 6¼ furlongs through 10 locks from Evesham Lock (where it joins the River Avon - Warwickshire (Lower Avon Navigation)) to The Red House (where it joins the River Avon - Warwickshire (Higher Avon Navigation)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 70 feet long and 12 feet and 6 inches wide. The maximum headroom is 10 feet. The maximum draught is 3 feet.

It has a junction with the Stratford Canal (South Section) at Junction of Stratford Canal and River Avon.

The navigational authority for this waterway is Avon Navigation Trust

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Evesham Lock
Junction of Upper and Lower Avon Navigations
Evesham Marina 3 furlongs 1 lock
Even Railway Bridge 3½ furlongs 1 lock
Simon de Montford Bridge 1 mile and 1¾ furlongs 1 lock
Offenham 1 mile and 4½ furlongs 1 lock
George Billington Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
3 miles and 6 furlongs 1 lock
George Billington Lock
Named after a man whose donation enabled volunteers to build the lock. He died of an incurable disease within a week of the lock's opening.
3 miles and 6½ furlongs 1 lock
Footbridge upstream of George Billington Lock
Fish and Anchor Pub not accessible from this footbridge
3 miles and 7 furlongs 2 locks
George Billington Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
3 miles and 7¾ furlongs 2 locks
Robert Aickman Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
4 miles and 1½ furlongs 2 locks
Robert Aickman Lock 4 miles and 3¼ furlongs 2 locks
Old Lock Entrance (Harvington)
Channel leading to the old lock (now a dry dock)
4 miles and 3½ furlongs 3 locks
Abbots Salford Holiday Park Marina 6 miles and 2 furlongs 3 locks
Avon - Arrow Junction
Junction of the River Arrow with the River Avon
7 miles and ¼ furlongs 3 locks
I.W.A. Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
7 miles and 3 furlongs 3 locks
I.W.A. Lock 7 miles and 3½ furlongs 3 locks
I.W.A. Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
7 miles and 4¼ furlongs 4 locks
Bidford Bridge
Bridge built in 1482
8 miles and 6½ furlongs 4 locks
E & H Billington Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
9 miles and 3¼ furlongs 4 locks
E & H Billington Lock
Elsie and Hiram Billington Lock
9 miles and 3¾ furlongs 4 locks
E & H Billington Lock Winding Hole 9 miles and 4 furlongs 5 locks
E & H Billington Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
9 miles and 4½ furlongs 5 locks
Barton Moorings
Off-River Moorings
9 miles and 5¼ furlongs 5 locks
Barton Moorings Entrance 9 miles and 6¼ furlongs 5 locks
Barton Moorings Exit 9 miles and 6¾ furlongs 5 locks
Pilgrim Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
10 miles and 2¾ furlongs 5 locks
Pilgrim Lock
Named after the Pilgrim Trust
10 miles and 3¼ furlongs 5 locks
Pilgrim Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
10 miles and 3¾ furlongs 6 locks
W A Cadbury Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
12 miles and ¾ furlongs 6 locks
W A Cadbury Lock 12 miles and 1 furlong 6 locks
W A Cadbury Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
12 miles and 1¾ furlongs 7 locks
Avonside Marina 13 miles 7 locks
Binton Bridge Upstream Channel Entrance
Keep right when entering channel going upstream, No Access to the left.
13 miles and 1¼ furlongs 7 locks
Binton Bridge 13 miles and 1¾ furlongs 7 locks
Binton Bridge Downstream Channel Entrance
Keep left when entering channel going downstream, No Access to the right.
13 miles and 2 furlongs 7 locks
Luddington Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir
15 miles and ¼ furlongs 7 locks
Luddington Lock 15 miles and ¾ furlongs 7 locks
Luddington Lock Wharf 15 miles and 1 furlong 8 locks
Luddington Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
15 miles and 1 furlong 8 locks
Avon - Stour Junction
Junction of the River Avon and the River Stour
16 miles and 2½ furlongs 8 locks
Stratford Cycle Path Bridge
Disused railway bridge (Stratford to Honeybourne)
16 miles and 5½ furlongs 8 locks
Weir Brake Lock Weir Exit
Channel leading to the Weir - No Access
17 miles and 2¾ furlongs 8 locks
Weir Brake Lock 17 miles and 3¼ furlongs 8 locks
Weir Brake Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
17 miles and 4 furlongs 9 locks
Seven Meadows Road Bridge 17 miles and 5½ furlongs 9 locks
Seven Meadows Footbridge 17 miles and 5½ furlongs 9 locks
Colin P Witter Lock 17 miles and 7 furlongs 9 locks
Colin P Witter Lock Weir Entrance
Channel leading to the Weir
17 miles and 7¼ furlongs 10 locks
Church of the Holy Trinity 17 miles and 7¼ furlongs 10 locks
Royal Shakespeare Theatre 18 miles and 1¾ furlongs 10 locks
Junction of Stratford Canal and River Avon 18 miles and 2¼ furlongs 10 locks
Old Tramway Bridge - Stratford
Carried an early tramroad, now a footpath
18 miles and 2½ furlongs 10 locks
Stratford Bridge 18 miles and 3 furlongs 10 locks
Holiday Inn Arm 18 miles and 3½ furlongs 10 locks
The Old Bathing Place 18 miles and 7½ furlongs 10 locks
Stratford Caravan Park Bridge 19 miles and 2¾ furlongs 10 locks
The Red House
Limit of Navigation
19 miles and 6¼ furlongs 10 locks
 
 
 
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